ICYMI: TOWN LOOKING TO DOWNSCALE FIRE STATION PROJECT
Leftover news from last week: town officials have apparently heard enough concerns about the pricetag of the proposed fire station/DPW complex that they’re looking to scale it back. The current bill is estimated at $58.3 million. Town Manager Scott Lambiase said he’s hoping to get it down to $40 million, if not under.
ROAD WORK CONTINUES ALONG WASHINGTON STREET
The stretch of Washington Street between Rt. 18 (near Trucchi’s) and Shaw Avenue is scheduled to be paved Friday. That work also includes the brief stretch of Shaw Avenue between Rt. 18 and Washington Street. Public Works director John Stone said the town is still waiting for contractors to schedule time to pave Lake Street, Wilson Place, and Chapel Street.
Stone said work is also scheduled to stay l start on sidewalk improvements planned near the Frolio School as part of the town’s Complete Streets Grant.
Here’s a list of Municipal meetings () plus the Purple Heart Ceremony held on August 6 at the American Legion and a new episode of The Gig Show featuring Anika Mladineo Franco . These programs were produced by the staff and volunteers at Abington Community Access & Media Inc.
Conservation Commission (8/9)
Board of Selectmen (8/10)
Zoning Board of Appeals (8/11)
Purple Heart Ceremony (8/6)
The Gig Show featuring Anika Mladineo Franco
Opioid Settlement Fund Committee, 3 p.m., Town Hall. Agenda includes discussions about upcoming special town meeting warrant articles, grant applications, and department needs.
Conservation Commission, 4 p.m., 832 Randolph Street. Sole agenda item is a site walk of the property.
Open Space Committee, 6 p.m., Town Hall. Sole agenda item is a discussion with representatives from the Southfield Redevelopment Authority about proposed zoning changes.